Website Maintenance

Weekly Tasks

  • Verify that all pages on the website are loading without errors
  • Update core website software and plugins
  • Check all forms and 3rd party integrations to ensure they are working properly
  • Check and remove spam comments, form submissions and user accounts
  • Check for any broken links
  • Check for errors and resolve these by fixing links or redirecting

Monthly Tasks

  • Check website loading speed
  • Review security scans and resolve any issues
  • Review website statistics.
  • Review local search visibility

Quarterly Tasks

  • Test the website to ensure that it looks and displays properly on the most popular browsers and mobile devices
  • Validate the site. (CSS/HTML, Accessibility, Mobile-friendly)

Yearly Tasks

  • Update the copyright date in the website footer and in any other references
  • Review each page of the site for content accuracy
  • Renew website domains name(s)
  • Review website strategy to align with business goals
  • Consider updating the website design

As Needed

  • Update Events Calendar
  • Update Testimonials

Billable Services

Website changes that require more extensive design work are not covered under the Website Maintenance Plan. Examples include:

  • New Web Page Designs: Creation of web pages not based on the existing web page design of the site
  • Navigation Restructuring or Redesign: Changes to the site’s navigation
  • Photo Re-touching or Manipulation
  • Video Editing, Compression or Manipulation
  • Sound Editing, Compression and Insertion
  • Flash Animation Revisions or Additions

New Projects

Examples of new projects that are not covered under the website maintenance plan include:

  • Content Creation
  • Brand Development
  • Copywriting and editing
  • New Site Functionality: Shopping carts, news tickers, administration functions, etc.
  • Site Redesigns: More than 50% of site requested to be reworked or changed
  • Interactive or Animated Features: Flash showcases, virtual tours, etc.
  • Search Engine Optimization and PPC

Revisions

Examples of revisions that are not covered under the website maintenance plan include:

  • Photography or Video Creation
  • Print or Other Marketing Materials